Arcadia Missa, 6 Bellenden Road Business Centre, Bellenden Rd, London SE15 4RF

Penny Goring: Damaged Gods

IPenny Goring, Damaged Gods, installation view

There is an element of the cult suggested by the words that are stitched on to a few of the sculptures. The one that most resembles an object of worship bears words that act as a form of incantation. Betsy Porritt reviews an installation of sculptural works by Penny Goring.

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Cecilia Brunson Projects, 3 Royal Oak Yard, London SE1 3GD

Willys de Castro : From paintings to objects 1950-1965

Willys de Castro, From Paintings to Objects, 1950-1965, installation view

Fifty-one years after the exhibition ‘Brazilian Art Today’ at London’s Royal College of Art, works by Willys de Castro – a prominent member of Rio de Janeiro’s Neo-concrete Group – can be viewed anew at Cecilia Brunson Projects. Review by Igor Bloch

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The Photographers' Gallery, 16 - 18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW

Feminist Avant–Garde of the 1970s

 Installation Image of Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970’s- Works from the Verbund collection on display at The Photographers’ Gallery at 16-18 Ramillies Street (7 October 2016 – 29 January 2017)

Many of the 48 practices on show are already rich in dialogue and debate yet our intimacy with their work shouldn’t negate the radical, experimental, ‘avant-garde’ reality of what the artists achieved during this rich era of feminist art practice. Review by Sophie Risner

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Yuz Museum, 35 Fenggu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China


Tan Tian, installation view at Yuz Museum Shanghai, 2016

OVERPOP focuses on a group of artists who are responding to the impact of the Internet on the visual environment. Their work is more than post-internet, however: it incorporates the historical tradition of Pop Art in addition to responding to the acceleration of digital imagery.

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New Museum 235 BOWERY NEW YORK NY 10002 US

Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest

Installation view

Over the past thirty years, Rist (b. 1962) has achieved international renown as a pioneer of video art and multimedia installations. Her mesmerizing works envelop viewers in sensual, vibrantly colored kaleidoscopic projections that fuse the natural world with the technological sublime.

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LADA Screens: Franko B

For this LADA Screens we are showing a rough cut of the first ever documentary about the life and work of the artist Franko B by Nathaniel Walters.

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Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ

Each fighting its own little battle in happy ignorance

Tom McCaughan, The Indefatigable Field, 2016

The exhibition is loosely based on Graham Greene’s 1934 novel ‘It’s a Battlefield’, which focusses upon the power and bureaucracy of a governing administration. The resonances of both book and exhibition extend naturally to the current global political climate. Elli Resvanis reviews

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Gasworks, 155 Vauxhall St, London SE11 5RH

Candice Lin: A Body Reduced to Brilliant Colour

System for a Stain

The global trade in commodities now registers as an abstraction so beyond the knowledge of the ordinary person that Candice Lin’s installation ‘System for a Stain’ is, perversely, almost reassuring. Review by James Gormley

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IMT Gallery, 2, 210 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 9NQ


I Need This In My Life

The dichotomy between freedom in ideas but not in body is reasserted throughout ‘Wandering/WILDING’, whereby forthright playfulness and vulnerability is conveyed in the work of seven artists. Review by Lauren Velvick

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Basement Roma, Via Nicola Ricciotti 4, 00195 Rome

Ed Fornieles: Truth Table

Ed Fornieles: Truth Table, installation view at Basement Roma, 2016

In Truth Table, Ed Fornieles converts the gallery into the provider of an experience: a new VR product that allows the viewer to occupy a changing host of bodies as they engage in a chain of sexual interactions.

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bitforms gallery, 131 Allen Street, New York

R. Luke DuBois: The Choice Is Yours

R. Luke DuBois: The Choice Is Yours, installation view at bitform gallery, 2016

The Choice Is Yours consists of a series of mechanical voting machines from the forties, fifties, and sixties. Repurposing and building upon these machines, R. Luke DuBois questions individual agency, from the choices we make in our daily lives to those that constitute the “world’s greatest democracy.”

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